The Rise of a New Literary Context
- Writing as a Passage into Another Reality. Roll, Serafima // Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p95
This chapter of the book Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics presents an interview with author Tatiana Tolstaia about her works and Russian literature in the 1990s. Her prose describes a life that is devoid of belief in either a fabulous beginning...
- 'ARTIST IN LOVE WITH LIFE' (STUDY OF I.S. SHMELEV'S WORKS IN THE RUSSIAN LITERATURE COURSE). Petrovna, Goncharova Elena // Society: Sociology, Psychology, Pedagogics;2013, Issue 2, p1
The article summarizes educational experience of interpretation of I.S. Shmelev's works and heart-searching during study of the works of expatriate Russian authors in the college.
- LEXEME FATE: ORIGIN AND FUNCTIONING IN A LITERARY TEXT. Krasotkina, E. // Bulletin of Moscow State Regional University;2013, Issue 4, p1
This article examines the origin of the Russian lexeme fate, as well as its functioning in the space of a literary work. The author specifies its connection with etymologically related Russian words (part, participation, happiness, communion) which form a genetically related unity with the...
- The Pelevin Syndrome. Basinskii, Pavel // Russian Studies in Literature;Summer2001, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p89
Examines the causes of the uneasy relationship of Russian writer Viktor Pelevin with his literary critics and finds in their reproaches his strengths and reasons for his authenticity. Wide readership; Non-existence of the middle class; Societal doubts about the traditionally eternal and lofty.
- The Early Bird Gets the Worm! Basinskii, Pavel; Pirogov, Lev // Russian Studies in Literature;Summer2002, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p85
Presents a dialogue on what it means to be a successful author in Russia. Reasons why success or popularity as a writer has been viewed in Russia with suspicion; Recognition and problems that come with popularity in Russian literature; Writers who have been overcome by their reputation.
- Russian-Zionist Cultural Cooperation, 1916-18: Leib Jaffe and the Russian Intelligentsia. Horowitz, Brian // Jewish Social Studies;Fall2006, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p87
This article examines the unique interaction of Zionists and Russia's elite writers and poets in the creation of the journal "Sborniki safrut." In the revolutionary years 1917-19, a genuine interpenetration of Jewish and Russian culture occurred; writers and thinkers found common ground on the...
- Crisis of the Avant-Garde in Russia. Roll, Serafima // Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p23
This chapter of the book Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics presents an interview with critic Mikhail Berg about Russian literature in the 1990s. According to Berg, the most interesting facet of the literary and artistic scene is that the...
- On Mass Literature, Its Readers and Authors. // Russian Studies in Literature;Fall2000, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p41
Presents several articles which discuss mass literature in Russia in 2000. "The Sacrificed Ones," by Oleg Dark; "Superheroes of Our Time," by Ol'ga Slavnikova; "The Karaoke Function," by Tat'iana Sotnikova.
- The motif of repentance and the features of the plot in Vladimir Monomakh's "autobiography.". Dorofeyeva, Lyudmila G. // Vestnik IKBFU;2011, Issue 8, p128
The analysis of Vladimir Monomakh's "autobiography" in the context of the confession-reflexion form brings the author to the conclusion that repentance is the central motif dominating the logic of the plot in the second part of the Instruction.